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A unique MIT laboratory is back in business. The Plasma Science and Fusion Center was shut down for more than a year due to federal budget cuts. But scientists are once again at work, creating and controlling the energy of the stars, and possibly the power source for our planet’s future.

Bruce Gellerman, from Here & Now contributor station WBUR, recently visited the lab and brings us this report.

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This segment aired on February 12, 2014.

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